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Excerpts from Books by and about 2008 candidates
Sen. John McCain (R, AZ)
Why Courage Matters
Sen. Barack Obama(D, IL)
Dreams From My Father
Sen. Joe Biden (D, DE)
Promises to Keep
Gov. Sarah Palin (R, AK)
New Energy for Alaska
Rep. Bob Barr (L)
The Meaning of IS
Rep. Cynthia McKinney (G)
Green Party Debate
Ralph Nader (I)
The Good Fight
Alan Keyes (NAIP)
Our Character, Our Future

Sen. Hillary Clinton
It Takes A Village
Mayor Rudy Giuliani
Gov. Mike Huckabee
Character Makes A Difference
Amb. Alan Keyes
Our Character, Our Future
Rep. Ron Paul
Freedom Under Siege
Gov. Mitt Romney

(click a book cover for excerpts and a review or other books by or about the presidency from

Democratic Candidates Compassion Forum at Messiah College in Grantham, Pennsylvania. Back-to-back interviews by faith leaders, moderated by Jon Meacham (editor of Newsweek) and CNN.

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    from Democratic Candidates Compassion Forum, April 13, 2008 (number of quotes indicated):
  • Barack Obama (13)
  • Hillary Clinton (12)
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
   Barack Obama: We can find common ground between pro-choice and pro-life.
   Barack Obama: Undecided on whether life begins at conception.
   Barack Obama: Teach teens about abstinence and also about contraception.
   Hillary Clinton: Make abortion rare by supporting adoption & foster care.
   Hillary Clinton: Potential for life begins at conception, but donít intrude.
   Hillary Clinton: Opposed Chinaís forced abortion & Romaniaís forced pregnancy.
   Barack Obama: Evolution & science arenít incompatible with Christian faith.
Energy & Oil
   Hillary Clinton: Cap-and-trade as president; compact fluorescents at home.
   Barack Obama: Genesis teaches stewardship of earth: sacrifice for future.
Families & Children
   Barack Obama: Teach both abstinence and contraception to teens.
Foreign Policy
   Hillary Clinton: Boycott Olympic ceremony to pressure China on Tibet & Sudan.
   Hillary Clinton: Commit to helping people abroad before committing troops.
Health Care
   Barack Obama: End-of-life self-medication ok; euthanasia by others not ok.
   Barack Obama: Use whatever works with AIDS, including teaching abstinence.
   Hillary Clinton: Donít legitimize end-of-life decision, but ok to help decide.
   Hillary Clinton: Decrease generic drug costs for developing countries.
Homeland Security
   Barack Obama: No torture; no renditions; no operating out of fear.
Principles & Values
   Barack Obama: Religion is foundational; not clinging nor elitist.
   Barack Obama: Rev. Jeremiah Wright helped bring me to Christianity.
   Barack Obama: Exposure to Islam taught me that Muslims can partner with us.
   Hillary Clinton: Faith sustains us in bitter times; faith isnít bitterness.
   Hillary Clinton: I have always felt the presence of God in my life.
   Hillary Clinton: Favorite Bible story: Purim story of Esther.
Welfare & Poverty
   Barack Obama: Cut poverty in half in 10 years, with faith-based help.
   Hillary Clinton: In the face of suffering, God calls on us to respond.

The above quotations are from Democratic Candidates Compassion Forum at Messiah College in Grantham, Pennsylvania. Back-to-back interviews by faith leaders, moderated by Jon Meacham (editor of Newsweek) and CNN..

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